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Travel Workshops

sketch by travel workshop instructor Alice Kale


For more information about travel workshops and to register, contact Travel Workshop Coordinator Margaret Cerutti:
703-683-1780 x 13 or margaretc@theartleague.org.


Upcoming Trips

American Painters in Italy: From Copley to Sargent
Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Day Trip to the MET, NYC with Robert Liberace

Day Trip Fee: $156 per person, includes prepaid MET entrance ticket. Tickets and more information here.

Since the founding of the United States, American painters have been attracted to the celebrated art, ancient ruins, and picturesque scenery of Italy.

View this transporting and inspiring exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art with Internationally acclaimed artist, beloved Art League Instructor, and Sargent-o-phile, Robert Liberace.

This exhibit of works from the MET's collection features watercolors, drawings, and sketchbooks by 18 American artists who traveled to and were inspired by Italy from the late 18th to the early 20th century. Among the best known will be John Singleton Copley, Thomas Sully, George Inness, James McNeill Whistler, Maurice Prendergast, and John Singer Sargent. Sargent, who was born in Italy and maintained a lifelong interest in the country's art and scenery, will be represented by 10 works, including an early scrapbook never before shown at The Met.

Spaces are limited. Bus will depart from the Torpedo Factory Art Center promptly at 6:15 am. Museum closes at 5:30, bus will depart shortly afterward. Expected return will between 10:00-11:00 pm.


Croatia: The Island of Hvar

  • Instructor: Matt Pinney
  • Type: Plein air painting
  • When: June 14–21, 2018


About our travel workshops

Our travel workshops are designed by artists for artists. They enable the working artist or art appreciator to get out of the studio and out into the world, to see and experience some of the most beautiful and intriguing locations in our environs.

Past destinations
have included Ethiopia, the Bahamas, Provence, Paris, Edinburgh, Barcelona, and London, as well as shorter trips to local destinations like Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania and Solomons Island, Maryland.

For more information and to register,
contact Travel Workshop Coordinator Margaret Cerutti:
703-683-1780 x 13 or

For answers to some common questions, see our
travel workshop FAQ.

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